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Snowbird Lodge

8.9 | Very Good

Guests praised the private hot tubs, in-unit laundry and ski-in/ski-out location

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers enjoyed having a private hot tub
  • Many guests found the ski-in/ski-out location convenient
  • Many reviewers said that they were likely to return to this hotel
  • Several guests found the hotel well situated in the village
  • No on-site restaurant
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 7, 2013
This hotel is situated within the village at the Silver Star Mountain Resort and is well located within a 5-minute walk/ski of the Summit Chair Lift. Promoted as a luxury property and offering suites with personal outdoor hot tubs and en suite laundry facilities, this hotel is well suited for guests looking for accommodations with high-end amenities. 

This property offers fully furnished apartment-style units and is smoke free. Studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units are available. Studio units include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a fridge, a dishwasher, a coffeemaker and a microwave. One-, two- and three-bedroom also include a DVD player, a personal outdoor hot tub, a fireplace, a stove, an oven, a dishwasher, a balcony and en suite laundry facilities.

Underground parking is available on site for an additional fee of $10 per night. Pets are not permitted. The property is ski-in/ski-out.

Other on-site amenities include ski lockers, a wax room, a fitness centre, a movie theatre, a kids play area and a lounge. This property does not have an on-site restaurant, but there are several restaurants located within the village area.

Downtown Vernon and access to Highway 97 is about a 35-minute drive away, while the Vernon Airport is about 42 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on October 21, 2013: Parking fees.
The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed by their stay at this hotel and said that they were likely to return.

The units were frequently described as clean, well appointed with modern furnishings, generally comfortable, well equipped and spacious. One couple said, "our room was perfect for either a large family, a few couples or a group of friends". A couple of guests specifically mentioned that they appreciated the en suite laundry.

Many guests enjoyed having a private hot tub on their balcony, while many reviewers praised the convenience of the ski-in/ski-out location. One guest said, "you could literally ski right back into your private hot tub!", while another reviewer thought that the units were "really great for ski in and ski out and doesn't leave you lugging your kids' skis and boots around".

Several guests described pleasant views of the mountain from their units.

Several guests said that this property was well situated among village restaurants and shops, while a few reviewers appreciated the on-site games room and movie theatre.

The staff were complimented for their friendly and accommodating service, by several guests.
The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, travellers considering this property may want to note that this hotel does not have an on-site restaurant, although there are several in the immediate area surrounding the hotel. While some reviewers complimented the staff, a couple of guests thought that the hotel was understaffed.

Show Sources
Sources ranked this hotel #1 out of 3 specialty lodging properties in Vernon, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 21 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 21, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Map Marker Snowbird Lodge
Silver Star Mountain Rd, Vernon, BC